LibriVox recording of The Aspern Papers, by Henry James. Read by Nicholas Clifford.
One of James’s favorite short novels, the Aspern Papers tells of the efforts of the nameless narrator to procure the papers of a famous, but now dead, American poet. His attempts to secure them from the poet’s former lover and her niece, now recluses in Venice, are stymied both by them, and by his own mistakes in his quest.
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March 2, 2010 Subject:
Classic novella, pretty good recording
Like "The Figure in the Carpet," this book struck me as unexpectedly funny and fun to read. The male, American-sounding reader gives a good clear reading. There's a bit of microphone hiss throughout, and other minor sound issues, but no pops or scratches.